The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 96 12
Rank change year-on-year +67 -84  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.31% 2.07% 8.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.91% 10.32% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 37
Median daily rate £475 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.79% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 114 281 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 28.93% 20.01% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 180 103
Median daily rate £456 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.35% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.25 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.30% +80.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +70 17 £475 +43.93% 8
Web Services
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 31 (63.27%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) Selenium
3 29 (59.18%) Scala
4 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (51.02%) RESTful
5 25 (51.02%) Scrum
6 24 (48.98%) Kanban
6 24 (48.98%) QA
7 22 (44.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (42.86%) JIRA
8 21 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 21 (42.86%) Test Automation
8 21 (42.86%) Confluence
9 20 (40.82%) SoapUI
9 20 (40.82%) Groovy
9 20 (40.82%) Usability Testing
9 20 (40.82%) Performance Testing
9 20 (40.82%) Security Testing
9 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
9 20 (40.82%) API Testing
9 20 (40.82%) Defect Management
9 20 (40.82%) Exploratory Testing
9 20 (40.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (40.82%) Gherkin
9 20 (40.82%) User Stories
9 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
10 12 (24.49%) HTML
10 12 (24.49%) CSS
10 12 (24.49%) Puppet
10 12 (24.49%) Atlassian

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Siebel CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) CTI
2 3 (6.12%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MySQL
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
2 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 30 (61.22%) Selenium
2 21 (42.86%) JIRA
3 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
3 20 (40.82%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Tester
2 16 (32.65%) Automation Tester
3 13 (26.53%) Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Java Automation Tester
5 9 (18.37%) Architect
5 9 (18.37%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (18.37%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (18.37%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.24%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Siebel Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) iOS Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (6.12%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) RESTful
2 20 (40.82%) Gherkin
3 12 (24.49%) CSS
3 12 (24.49%) HTML
3 12 (24.49%) REST
4 10 (20.41%) HTML5
4 10 (20.41%) SOAP
4 10 (20.41%) Spring
5 9 (18.37%) Ajax
5 9 (18.37%) CSS3
5 9 (18.37%) Django
5 9 (18.37%) JSON
6 4 (8.16%) .NET
6 4 (8.16%) XML
7 3 (6.12%) iOS SDK
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE
8 2 (4.08%) JDBC
8 2 (4.08%) JSF
8 2 (4.08%) Play Framework
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Handset
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Android
3 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Scrum
3 24 (48.98%) Kanban
4 22 (44.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 21 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 20 (40.82%) API Testing
6 20 (40.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (40.82%) Defect Management
6 20 (40.82%) Exploratory Testing
6 20 (40.82%) Performance Testing
6 20 (40.82%) Security Testing
6 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
6 20 (40.82%) Usability Testing
6 20 (40.82%) User Stories
7 9 (18.37%) BDD
7 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.20%) TDD
9 4 (8.16%) Open Source
9 4 (8.16%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Java
2 29 (59.18%) Scala
3 20 (40.82%) Groovy
4 9 (18.37%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) C#
6 3 (6.12%) VB
6 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) VB6
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
1 9 (18.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Puppet
2 9 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Atlassian
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Informatica
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) Siebel
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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